Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Dr. ir. Joost Geeroms

Post-doc Researcher

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Faculty of Applied Sciences
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Building Z - Room ZT 001c
Pleinlaan , 2
B-1050 Brussels

Phone: +32 2 6291836

Active in the field of prosthetics and exoskeletons, both in rehabilitation and human augmentation. He received a personal PhD Grant from the Flemish government (IWT) and obtained his PhD in 2017 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. His PhD research focused on creating and investigating a compliant transfemoral prosthesis as part of the CYBERLEGs (FP7) and CYBERLEGs ++ (H2020) projects, aiming to make people walk in a natural way while reducing the energy consumption of the robotic device. He has been active in exoskeleton projects focusing on rehabilitation (MIRAD IWT Belgium) and assistance (Exo4Work FWO Belgium).



Master's Thesis (2011)

Study and Design of an Actuated Below-Knee Prosthesis
Promoter: Prof. dr. ir. Dirk Lefeber
Copromoter: Prof. dr. ir. Bram Vanderborght
Advisor: Pierre Cherelle Up

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